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DVD/Blu-ray: 'Muppets Most Wanted,' 'A Haunted House 2' among releases Aug. 12

'Muppets Most Wanted,' 'A Haunted House 2' and 'Bears' are among the notable releases on DVD and Blu-ray slated for Tuesday, Aug. 12.

‘Bears’ is a charming Disneynature documentary that follows an Alaskan bear family. A stellar 91 percent of reviews were positive on movie review site Rotten Tomatoes, which said the documentary is ‘sweet, beautifully filmed, and admirably short on sugarcoating.’ Rated G. Watch the official trailer here.

‘A Haunted House 2’ is a horror comedy sequel about a family that moves into their dream home only to experience bizarre paranormal events. Only 8 percent of reviews were positive on Rotten Tomatoes, which called the film ‘sloppy, vulgar and manic’ and mostly ‘a string of pop culture references and crude gags that fail to hit their intended targets.’ Rated R. Watch the official trailer here.

Locke,’ starring Tom Hardy, is a British drama about a construction manager dedicated to his family who receives news the day before the most challenging job of his career, news that forces him to make a critical decision affecting every aspect of his life. An excellent 88 percent of reviews were positive on Rotten Tomatoes, which said the film is ‘a one-man show set in a single confined location’ that ‘demands a powerful performance and gets it from a never-more-compelling Tom Hardy.’ Rated R. Watch the official trailer here.

‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ starring Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, and Tina Fey, is a comedy adventure about the world-famous Muppets who find themselves enmeshed in a European jewel heist caper masterminded by a Kermit the Frog look-alike. A solid 79 percent of reviews were positive on Rotten Tomatoes, which said the film ‘packs in enough clever gags, catchy songs, and celebrity cameos to satisfy fans of all ages.’ Watch the official trailer here.

‘Rage,’ starring Nicolas Cage, is an action crime thriller about a reformed criminal whose daughter is kidnapped by Russian mobsters, causing him to round up his old crew and go on a violent rampage to find her. Only 15 percent of reviews were positive on Rotten Tomatoes, which said the film is ‘depressingly dull and all-around poorly made.’ Rated R. Watch the official trailer here.

The Railway Man,’ starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman, is a biographical drama about a former British officer who was tortured by the Japanese during his time as a prisoner of war. Years later, he sets out to find and confront one of his captors who escaped prosecution as a war criminal. A respectable 66 percent of reviews were positive on Rotten Tomatoes, which said the film is ‘understated to a fault’ but ‘transcends its occasionally stodgy pacing with a touching, fact-based story and the quiet chemistry of its stars.’ Rated R. Watch the official trailer here.